impish

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adjective imp·ish \ˈim-pish\

Definition of impish

  1. :  of, relating to, or befitting an imp; especially :  mischievous

impishly

adverb

impishness

noun

Examples of impish in a sentence

  1. the gang of impish children ran into the street, utterly oblivious to the traffic

1652

First Known Use of impish

1652


IMPISH Defined for English Language Learners

impish

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adjective imp·ish \ˈim-pish\

Definition of impish for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing a playful desire to cause trouble : playful and mischievous


IMPISH Defined for Kids

impish

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adjective imp·ish \ˈim-pish\

Definition of impish for Students

  1. :  playful and mischievous an impish glance

impishly

adverb He grinned impishly.


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